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Delerue, Georges 1925-1992

Overview
Works: 1,519 works in 3,559 publications in 9 languages and 30,583 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Interviews  Historical films  War films  Romance films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Musician, Performer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Illustrator, Honoree, Contributor, Dedicator, Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Georges Delerue
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 2,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love. by Alain Resnais( Visual )

58 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A French actress (Emmanuele Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming fascination impelling them to exorcise their own scarred memories of love and suffering. ... Delicately weaves past and present, personal pain and public anguish, in this moody masterwork"--DVD sleeve
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

52 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before World War I, in Paris, a girl alternates between a French & a German student, and after the war they meet again to form a constantly shifting triangle
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the thirty year relationship between two very different women who meet at the beach and become best friends
The Black stallion returns by Walter Farley( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec's horse, Black, has been kidnapped by a desert chieftain, and the boy is out to get him back! His adventures range across the exotic Sahara desert, and include tricky dealings with local tribes and a climactic big race
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Silkwood, operaia e sindacalista in una fabbrica di materiale radioattivo, raccoglie prove e indizi di quel che non funziona nello stabilimento, ma, nell'andare a consegnare i documenti, muore in un misterioso incidente
Tirez sur le pianiste Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and Italian and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brothers, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is being chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. But Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, who was once a virtuoso who gave up playing after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena. Charlie ends up stumbling into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repressing his homosexual drives, a young man strives for an "acceptable" life as a member of the Italian Fascist Secret Service and as a middle-class would-be wife-chaser, until an odd series of events makes him a willing murderer
Le dernier métro Last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in French and English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

63 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
The day of the jackal by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, playwright Lillian Hellman, a friend of Julia's, is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
Le mépris Contempt( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in French and Multiple languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates. It opens with the couple talking in bed, she asking assurance that he finds her attractive. Later that day he introduces her to Prokosch, and, unawares, blunders unforgivably. The rest of the film portrays her, in their apartment and in public, expressing her hurt and change of heart and his slow grasp of the source of her contempt
Crimes of the heart by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out
Women in love by Ken Russell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell'Inghilterra del 1920 una timida maestra si innamora di un ispettore scolastico, mentre la sorella, una scultrice anticonformista, dà vita a un rapporto passionale e torbido con un industriale. E anche tra gli uomini nascerà un sentimento ambiguo. (Mereghetti)
Le roi de coeur King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avant d'évacuer Marville, en 1918, les Allemands cachent une charge d'explosifs... Les Alliés chargent le soldat Plumpick d'en trouver la cachette, en ville ne reste que les pensionnaires de l'asile d'aliénés
L'amour en fuite Love on the run by François Truffaut( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conclusion of the Antoine Doinel series. Antoine is now in his thirties, in the process of divorcing Christine, enjoying moderate success as a novelist, and clinging to his romantic fantasies. The newly single Doinel finds a new object of his affections in Sabine, a record store salesgirl whom he pursues with the belief that without love, one is nothing. Along the way he renews his acquaintance with previous loves and confronts his past
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love.
Alternative Names
Delerue, G.

Delerue, G. 1925-1992

Delerue, G. (Georges), 1925-1992.

Delerue, George.

Delerue, George 1925-1992

Delerue, Georges

Delrue, Georges 1925-1992

George Delerue

Georges Delerue compositore francese

Georges Delerue francia zeneszerző

Georges Delerue fransk komponist

Georges Delerue fransk kompositr

Georges Delerue franzsischer Filmkomponist

Georges Delerue French composer

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Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love.BeachesJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur King of hearts